Staff profile

Dr Narelle Lemon

Senior Lecturer in Curriculum Studies, Academic Program Director Postgraduate Teacher Education

College of Arts, Social Sciences and Commerce
Education
Department of Education

Melbourne (Bundoora)

Qualifications

B.Mus, B.Teach, M.Ed, D.Ed, DipMan

Area of study

Educational Studies

Brief profile

Research interest areas: Musuem education, teacher practitioner reflection, reflection and metacognition in curriculum, communities of practice/learners, image based research, visual methodology, visual narrative, narrative inquiry, early years, middle years of schooling, innovative learning and teaching, digital technologies embedded in learning and teaching, thinking skills, new initiatives in learning, inquiry models of teaching, coping skills, music education, visual arts education, Arts education, Arts and technology, social media, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, blogging, and 21st century learners and the future of teaching. 

Recent publications

Books

Garvis, S., & Lemon, N. (Eds.). (2016). Understanding digital technologies with young children: An international Perspective.London: Routledge.  ISBN: 978-1-138-80440-1

Lemon, N. (Ed.). (2015). Revolutionizing Arts Education in K-12 Classrooms through Technological Integration. Hershey, Pennsylvania, USA: IGI Global. Link to book: http://www.igi-global.com/book/revolutionizing-arts-education-classrooms-through/121185

Garvis, S., Eriksen Ødegaard, E., & Lemon, N. (2015). Beyond observation: narrative methods with young children. Sense Publishing.

Lemon, N., Garvis, S., & Klopper, C. (2014). Representations of working in the Arts: Deepening the Conversations. London: Intellect.

Lemon, N., & Garvis, S. (Eds). (2014). Being "In and Out": Providing voice to early career women in academia. Sense Publishing.

Lemon, N. (2010). Department of Education and Early Childhood Development. (Ed.). Public Art Teaching Excellence: A Profession with A Practice. Melbourne, State of Victoria (Department of Education and Early Childhood Development). ISBN 978-0-7594-0635

 

Book Chapters

McPherson, M., & Lemon, N. (under review August 2015). The hook, woo and spin: Academics creating relations on social media. Research 2.0 and the Impact of Digital Technologies on Scholarly Inquiry. IGI Global.

Lemon, N. (2016). Young children photographing their learning to share their lived experiences of the learning environment.(pp.46-59). In Garvis, S., & Lemon, N. (Eds.). Understanding digital technologies with young children: An international Perspective. London: Routledge.  ISBN: 978-1-138-80440-1

Lemon, N. (2015). Future challenges for narrative research. (pp.37-49). In. Garvis, S., Eriksen Ødegaard, E., & Lemon, N. (Eds.). Beyond observation: narrative methods with young children. Rotterdam: Sense Publishing. ISBN 978-94-6209-966-1

Lemon, N. (2015). Narratives by Children. (pp.83-104). In. Garvis, S., Eriksen Ødegaard, E., & Lemon, N. (Eds.). Beyond  observation: narrative methods with young children. Rotterdam: Sense Publishing. ISBN 978-94-6209-966-1

Lemon, N. (2015). Narrative without children. (pp.119-139). In. Garvis, S., Eriksen Ødegaard, E., & Lemon, N. (Eds.). Beyond observation: narrative methods with young children. Rotterdam: Sense Publishing. ISBN 978-94-6209-966-1

Lemon, N. (2015). Public art, digital technology and building teacher capacity. In Lemon, N. (Ed.). Revolutionizing Arts Education in K-12 Classrooms through Technological Integration. (pp.219-245) Hershey, Pennsylvania, USA: IGI Global.

Lemon, N. (2015). Young children, digital cameras and art gallery spaces. In Lemon, N. (Ed.). Revolutionizing Arts Education in K-12 Classrooms through Technological Integration. (pp.168-188).  Hershey, Pennsylvania, USA: IGI Global.

Lemon, N. & Garvis, S. (2015).  Self belief and confidence to teach arts and technology in K-6 classrooms: perspectives from pre-service teachers. In Lemon, N. (Ed.). Revolutionizing Arts Education in K-12 Classrooms through Technological Integration. (pp.106 -124) Hershey, Pennsylvania, USA: IGI Global.

Lemon, N. (2015).  Confidence to Tweet: Pre-Service Teachers engaging with Twitter as a Professional Online Learning Environment.  In Wright , R. (Ed.). Student-Teacher Interaction in Online Learning Environments. (Chapter 10, pp.204-234). Hershey, Pennsylvania, USA: IGI Global. ISBN 978-1-4666-6461-6

Lemon, N. (2015). Establishing my tweeps: Pre-service teachers engaging with Twitter to extend arts education experiences. In Flood, A., & Coleman, K. (Eds.). Capturing Creativity: The link between Creativity and teaching Creatively. (pp.290-314). Champaign, Illinois, USA: Common Ground Publishing. ISBN 978-1-61229-636-4

Lemon, N. (2014). Young people in a gallery with a digital camera: Communicating ideas, inquiry and curiosity.pp. 219-248.  In Hao Yang, H., Yang, Z., Wu, D., & Liu. S. (Eds.).Transforming K-12 Classrooms with Digital Technology. Hershey, Pennsylvania, USA: IGI Global. ISSN: 2329-5929

Lemon, N. (2013). @Twitter is Always wondering what’s happening: Learning with and through Social Networks in higher education. (Chapter 12, pp. 237-261). In Patrut, B., Patrut, M., & Cmeciu, C. (Eds.). Social Media in Higher Education: Teaching in Web 2.0.  Hershey, Pennsylvania, USA: IGI Global.

Lemon, N., Colasante, M., Corneille, K., & Douglas, K. (2013). Video annotation for collaborative connections to learning: Case studies from an Australian higher education context (Chapter 8, pp.181-214) . In Wankel,C. (Ed.). Cutting-edge Technologies in Higher Education, Vol 6F. Bingley, United Kingdom: Emerald Group Publishing Limited.

Lemon, N., Garvis, S., & Klopper, C. (2013). Arts (Chapter 8, pp. 123-140). In Pendergast, D. & Garvis, S.  (2013) Teaching early years: Rethinking curriculum, pedagogy and assessment.  Crows Nest, NSW, Australia: Allen & Unwin.

Lemon, N., & Finger, G. (2013). Digital Technology (Chapter 9, pp. 141- 164).  In Pendergast, D. & Garvis, S.  (2013) Teaching early years: Rethinking curriculum, pedagogy and assessment. Crows Nest, NSW, Australia:  Allen & Unwin.

Lemon, N. (2011). Arts and Technology. (Chapter 6, pp.97-132) In Klopper, C., & Garvis, S. (Eds.).  Tapping into the classroom practice of The Arts: From inside out! Brisbane: Post Pressed. ISBN: 9781 92121 4882 DN: 372.5044

Lemon, N. (2008). Looking through the lens of a camera in the early childhood classroom.  pp 21 – 52. In Moss, J. (Ed.). ‘Research education: Visually-digitally-spatially’. Rotterdam, the Netherlands: Sense Publishers. ISBN: 978-9087902322.

N. Lemon, E. Frydenberg, & C. Poole. (2004) Saving students from music performance anxiety.  In Frydenberg, E. (Ed.) Thriving Surviving or Going Under: Coping With Everyday Lives. USA: Stress and Coping Education Series Information Age Publishing.

 

Refereed Journal Articles

Lemon, N. & Weller, J. (2015). Partnerships developed by teacher educators for teacher education: Perspectives from La Trobe Wildlife Sanctuary and National Gallery of Victoria. Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 40(12). Retrieved from http://ro.ecu.edu.au/ajte/vol40/iss12/4/   

Crowhurst, M., Chancellor, B., & Lemon, N. (2015). Documenting a Collective Arts Based Methodology: An approach to working with and through complexity. Journal of Artistic and Creative Education, 9(1), 100-130. ISSN 1832-0465

Lemon, N. McPherson, M., & Budge, K. (2015). Academics doing it differently: Wooing, hooking up and spinning stories. Journal of Perspectives in Applied Academic Practice, 3(2), 15-25. ISSN 2051-9788

Lemon, N. & Garvis. S. (2015). Pre-service teacher self efficacy in digital technology. Teachers and Teaching: theory and practice. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13540602.2015.1058594

McPherson, M., Budge, K., & Lemon, N. (2015). New practices in doing academic development: Twitter as an informal learning space. International Journal for Academic Development, 20(2), 126-136. DOI:10.1080/1360144X.2015.1029485

Lemon, N., & Garvis, S.,  (2015). Encouraging reflective practice with future early childhood teachers to enhance the National Standards: An Australian case study. Australian Journal of Early Childhood, 39(4), 89-94.  

Lemon, N., & Garvis, S. (2014). Flights of two female academics entry into the profession. Journal of Applied Research in Higher Education, 6(2), 231 – 247.

Garvis, S., & Lemon, N. (2014). Enhancing the Australian Early Childhood Teacher Education Curriculum about Very Young Children. Early Child Development and Care, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03004430.2014.939652

Lemon, N. (2014). Evaluating the integration of digital cameras in gallery learning: the student perspective. Journal of Artistic and Creative Education, 7(1), 226-255.

Healey, C., & Lemon, N. (2014). Beginning the conversation about Australian art museums. Journal of Artistic and Creative Education, 7(1), 18-37.

Lemon, N., & Garvis, S. (2014). I Didn’t Realize the Value of Art Museums and Galleries: Perceptions of Pre-Service Teachers. Journal of Museum Education. 39(1), 28-41. Accessed at: http://www.maneyonline.com/doi/abs/10.1179/1059865013Z.00000000042?journalCode=jme 

Garvis, S. & Lemon, N. (2014). Teacher Self-Efficacy for Arts Education: Findings from two Australian Universities. Australian Journal of Music Education, 2013, No. 2, 98-104

Lemon, N. (2013). Voice, Choice, Equity and Access: Young children capturing their gallery education experiences with cameras. Journal of Museum Education, 38(3) 349-363(15). Available at: http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/maney/jme/2013/00000038/00000003/art00011

Lemon, N., & Garvis, S. (2013). What is the Role of the Arts in a Primary School?: An Investigation of Perceptions of Pre-Service Teachers in Australia. Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 38 (9) , Article 1. Available at: http://ro.ecu.edu.au/ajte/vol38/iss9/1

Garvis, S., Lemon, N., Pendergast, D., & Yim, B. (2013). A Content Analysis of Early Childhood Teachers’ Theoretical and Practical Experiences With Infants and Toddlers in Australian Teacher Education Programs. Australian Journal of Teacher Education: 38(9), Article 3. Available at: http://ro.ecu.edu.au/ajte/vol38/iss9/3 

Lemon, N. (2011).  Kaldor Primary Public Art Project: Working with Contemporary Public Art and teachers professional learning. Journal of Art Education, Vol 34, Special Ed.1, pp.41-55. ISSN: 1032-1942. Available at: http://www.arteducation.org.au/members/protected/aea_v34_1_se/Lemon.pdf (A ranked, ERA 2010)

Lemon, N. (2011).  Visually capturing pre-service teachers using e-learning technologies: Intertextural reflection on preparing to teach visual arts as a primary generalist teacher. In Kárpáti, A., Gaul, E. (Eds.). ART – SPACE – EDUCATION. Proceedings of the 33. INSEA World Congress, Budapest, 25-30th June 2011. Congress Book. Budapest: Hungarian Art Teachers' Association (HATA, Magyar Rajztanárok Országos Egyesülete). ISBN 978-963-08-1596-3

Lemon, N. (2011).  Public Art Teaching Excellence: Improving teacher practice through engaging with contemporary public art in the art classroom. In Kárpáti, A., Gaul, E. (Eds.). ART – SPACE – EDUCATION. Proceedings of the 33. INSEA World Congress, Budapest, 25-30th June 2011. Congress Book. Budapest: Hungarian Art Teachers' Association (HATA, Magyar Rajztanárok Országos Egyesülete). ISBN 978-963-08-1596-3

Lemon, N. (2011).  Exploring the art room as a digital learning environment. In Kárpáti, A., Gaul, E. (Eds.). ART – SPACE – EDUCATION. Proceedings of the 33. INSEA World Congress,  Budapest, 25-30th June 2011. Congress Book. Budapest: Hungarian Art Teachers' Association (HATA, Magyar Rajztanárok Országos Egyesülete). ISBN 978-963-08-1596-3

Lemon, N. (2010). Young children as digital photographers - possibilities for using the digital camera in the primary classroom. Australian Art Education, Vol. 33, No. Special Edition 2, pp. 1-27. ISSN: 1032-1942. Online at: http://www.arteducation.org.au/members/v33-se-2/6-Lemon.html

Lemon, N. (2007). Take a photograph: Teacher reflection through narrative. Journal of Reflective Practice, 8 (2), pp177-191. ISSN: 1462-3943. 

Curran, G. and  Crowhurst, M. (with) Breed, M., Faulkner, J., Hanrahan, M., Lemon, N., Ocean, J. , and Shacklock, G. (2007). SPACE: Queer Allies Network - An approach to actively supporting gender and sexual diversity at RMIT University School of Education. Journal of Curriculum and Pedagogy. (B ranked, ERA 2010)

Lemon, N. (2005) Melody, Rhythm and Thinking: Thinking Skills in the Music Classroom [online]. In: Forrest, David (Ed.). Celebration of Voices: XV National Conference Proceedings, A. Parkville, Vic.: Australian Society for Music Education, 2005: 291. Online at:

Lemon, N. (2005). Shake, Tremble and Butterflies: Coping Skills for Music Students Experiencing Performance Anxiety [online]. In: Forrest, David (Editor). Celebration of Voices: XV National Conference Proceedings, A. Parkville, Vic.: Australian Society for Music Education, 2005: 302. Online at: http://search.informit.com.au/document Summary;d n=813552197823032;res=IELHSS> ISBN: 0957741359

 

Recent Conferences

Lemon, N., Molloy, J., Hocking, C. (2015/accepted 14 August 2015). Musing, media, and mediation: Social media and museum learning. Refereed paper for Museums and the Web Asia, Melbourne, 5 to 8 October 2015.

Lemon, N., Mathewson-Mitchell, D., Molloy, J., Rolfe, M, Kelly, L., Russo, A. (2015). Collective dialogues and contested places: (Re)thinking partnerships between teacher education, student engagement and cultural organisations. Museums Australia National Conference, Sydney, New South Wales, 21 to 24 May 2015.

Lemon, N. (2015). hashtag, ping, tweet, and repost: social media and museum learning. Where Education, Evaluation and Technology Meet, Sydney, New South Wales, 20 May 2015.

Lemon, N. (2015). Building Teacher Capacity to Work with Artists and Gallery Spaces. In Lemon, N. (symposium organiser/chair). Arts partnerships and innovative projects that promote culturally aware young people. Arts and Learning SIG. Refereed paper for 2015 American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting. Chicago, Illinois USA, 16 April –20 April.

Lemon, N. (2015). Building Teacher Capacity to Work with Artists and Gallery Spaces. In Lemon, N. (symposium organiser). Arts partnerships and innovative projects that promote culturally aware young people. Arts and Learning SIG. Refereed paper for 2015 American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting. Chicago, Illinois USA, 16 April –20 April.

Lemon, N., Fitzgerald, T., Walta, C., Neal, D., Miles, R., Corneille, K. (2014). Making connections and keeping connected: Engaging diverse learners across multiple sites. HERDSA 2014 Conference, Hong Kong, Australia, 7 to 10 July 2014.

Lemon, N., & Garvis, S. (2014). Self-efficacy and our future primary school teachers: An Australian cross-institutional study. HERDSA 2014 Conference, Hong Kong, Australia, 7 to 10 July 2014.

Garvis, S.,& Lemon, N. (2014). Using videos to enhance early childhood teacher education understanding about children aged birth to three years(. HERDSA 2014 Conference, Hong Kong, Australia, 7 to 10 July 2014.

Research projects

Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences Visiting Research Fellowship (March and May 2015). Project title: Museums, audiences, and capturing learning experiences: tweeting to connect. Link to further information http://maas.museum/research/visiting-research-fellows/

Connect for Success: Supporting students from low socioeconomic status backgrounds. Fitzgerald, T., Lemon, N., Neal, D., & Walta, C. (LaTrobe). Commonwealth Higher Education Participation and Partnerships Program (HEPPP) - 2014. 

Academics Who Tweet. Lemon, N. (La Trobe), Budge, K. (Victoria University), & McPherson, M. (RMIT). - 2014 - 2015.

BYOD in Teacher Education: building digital technology capacity. Ass Prof Lang, C. (La Trobe) & Lemon, N. (La Trobe). - 2014 - 2015.

Students values and student responsibility in Schools. Prof R. Lewis (La Trobe) & Lemon, N. (La Trobe). - 2014 - 2015.

Melbourne Now: Engagement with contemporary art - Student voice of those participating in education programs booked by primary and/or secondary schools connected to the exhibition. Lemon, N. (La Trobe), Stockley, M (National Gallery of Victoria), & Panebianco, G National Gallery of Victoria - 2014. 

Melbourne Now: Impact beyond the professional development with NGV Schools -Teacher capacity to integrate exhibition works into primary school curriculum. Lemon, N. (La Trobe), Stockley, M (National Gallery of Victoria), & Panebianco, G National Gallery of Victoria) - 2014.

Pre-service teacher self efficacy as primary school teachers: A cross site study into Arts, literacy, numeracy and technology. Lemon, N. (RMIT) and Garvis, S. (Griffith). 2013 - 2014

Using video to improve pre-service teacher understanding of children under 3: renewing the curriculum. Garvis, S. (GRIFFITH), Pendergast, D. (GRIFFITH), Lemon, N.,Yim, B. (DEAKIN) - OLT Seed Grant - 2013

Future possibilities of digital technologies in visual arts using TPACK as a framework: Redeveloping TCHE-2317 Visual Arts (Brunswick Campus) And TCHE-2337 Visual Arts (Bundoora Campus). - Teaching Teachers for The Future/Deans Project: ICT Seeding Fund - 2011/2012

Using a media annotation tool to enhance learning that is work-relevant and enables industry collaboration: a multiple case study evaluation across disciplines and sectors.  Colasante, M., Lemon, N., Lang.J., Warren, W.,  Mandarano, G.,  Douglas, K.,  Ruyters, M., &  Kimpton, A. - RMIT LTIF 2011 Project - 2011

Artroom 2.0: Linking quick response barcodes to exhibit student artwork for anyone with a mobile phone & barcode reader. - The Department of Education and Early Childhood Development (DEECD) - 2010-2011

Public Art Teaching Excellence: Improving teacher practice through engaging with contemporary public art in the art classroom.  - The Department of Education and Early Childhood Development (DEECD) & Kaldor Public Art Projects - 2010

Using visual methodology/narrative for developing pre-service teacher’s practice of critical pedagogy in science. Lemon, N.  - RMIT Early Career Research Grant - 2008 

Arts partnerships and regional schools. Musica Viva Australia & Australia Council for the Arts - 2006